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" As one who, long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass,... "
A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ... - Page 95
by Samuel Johnson - 1805
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - 1992 - 226 pages
...enchanting simile powerfully interrogates Satan's mode of autonomous selfhood, and finds it wanting. As one who long in populous City pent, Where Houses...Morn to breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight, The smell of Grain, or tedded Grass, or Kine, Or Dairy,...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Angela Partington - 1992 - 1098 pages
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The Oxford Book of Garden Verse

John Dixon Hunt - 1993 - 341 pages
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Animal Welfare & Human Values

Rod Preece, Lorna Chamberlain - 1993 - 334 pages
...on the sea" must be sung anew for those in peril in the sea. Chapter Twelve Of Farms and Factories Forth issuing on a summer's morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight. — Milton, Paradise Lost As a work of art, I know...
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John Milton

John Milton - 1994 - 324 pages
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Satire and Sentiment, 1660-1830: Stress Points in the English Augustan Tradition

Claude Julien Rawson - 2000 - 332 pages
...memorable and oddly brief Satan, after prolonged exile in Hell, visits Eden: As one who long in popnlous City pent, Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Air, Forth issuing on a Summers Morn to breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farms Adjoind, from each thing met conceives...
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Poetry, Space, Landscape: Toward a New Theory

Chris Fitter - 1995 - 322 pages
...almost inevitable Milton's comparison of Satan's escape from hell into Eden with a Londoner's excursion: As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy,...
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Literature and Culture in Early Modern London

Lawrence Manley, Prof Lawrence Manley, Manley Lawrence - 1995 - 603 pages
...The smoaky glory of the Towne, " and even Milton's Satan approached the salubrious Eden "As one... long in populous City pent, / Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Air" (Paradise Lost, 9.445-446). Jonson's Epiccene (1609), which, untypically of the heteroglot plays of...
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John Ruskin: The Critical Heritage

J.L. Bradley - 2002 - 452 pages
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